History

Couples in 1980s flocked to Benjamin Sheares Bridge to illegally take wedding photos

The lengths people would go to for a wedding photo.

October 24, 2020, 09:44 AM

S'pore urban explorers locate abandoned villa on Coney Island

Go at your own risk.

October 21, 2020, 01:45 PM

Before S’pore had expressways, major road networks used to be marked out by milestones

Singapore has seen over 50 years of major road projects, from the PIE to the North-South Corridor.

October 19, 2020, 05:57 PM

British YouTuber explores creepy Istana Woodneuk in S'pore, says he didn't mean to trespass

The overgrown vegetation around the former palace adds an extra eeriness to the place.

September 28, 2020, 07:52 PM

From ‘heaven’ to rubbish dump: S'porean family shares memories of Pulau Semakau life

Stories of Us: They were one of the last families to leave the island.

September 21, 2020, 05:32 PM

Rare Hainanese 'salt & pepper' mooncakes created in S'pore in 1920s to cater to poor families

First created in a confectionery along Purvis Street.

September 13, 2020, 10:54 AM

Before City Square Mall was New World Amusement Park, S’pore’s most colourful nightlife location in the 1920s

It was the hottest place to be back in the day.

September 09, 2020, 05:00 PM

S'pore ex-top civil servant Ngiam Tong Dow dies at 83

He was in poor health for the past four and a half years.

August 20, 2020, 05:11 PM

7 National Day Parades that are forever etched into our history books

Nostalgic stuff.

August 08, 2020, 02:42 PM

From Wang to Ingkiriwang: Why many Chinese in Indonesia changed names in 1960s

The abolishing of many things Chinese in Indonesia involved symbolic and physical violence.

July 01, 2020, 01:01 AM